Bicol and Agusan Road Travel Advisory

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has alerted the District and Regional Office Disaster Risk Reduction Management Teams in Region 5 to undertake quick response to any eventualities that may be brought by Tropical Storm “Glenda”.

With the public storm warning raised over Bicol Region, DPWH equipment and skeletal force and camineros are on standby for response.

All road networks in the region are passable as of 6:30 this morning (July 15, 2014) as field monitoring is continuously being done.

Meanwhile, DPWH Region 13 reported that Daang Maharlika Road (Agusan-Davao Section) specifically from Crossing JCA, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur up to San Salvador, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur is temporarily close to traffic at 8:00am, today, July 15, 2014, due to armed encounter along Sta. Irene, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur between the New Peoples’ Army and a certain indigenous group headed by Datu Kalpito Egua.

The police and Philippine Army prohibited the travellers from proceeding along this area for security reasons until advice safe.